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What is the difference between costochondritis and tietze syndrome? It hurts when i sneeze.

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: +/- swelling

Check out http://www.
Medicinenet.Com/costochondritis_and_tietze_syndrome/article.Htm. Costochondritis & tietze syndrome are both painful conditions but only the latter is associated w/swelling at the joints where the ribs meet the sternum/breastbone.

In brief: +/- swelling

Check out http://www.
Medicinenet.Com/costochondritis_and_tietze_syndrome/article.Htm. Costochondritis & tietze syndrome are both painful conditions but only the latter is associated w/swelling at the joints where the ribs meet the sternum/breastbone.
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